Chandigarh Schools, Colleges to reopen from February 1, vaccination mandatory – Details here

Chandigarh Schools, Colleges to reopen from February 1, vaccination mandatory – Details here

Chandigarh Schools and Colleges will be reopening now from February 1, 2022 for certain students. Chandigarh Administration has eased COVID curbs and allowed the resumption of offline lectures in schools for students of classes 10 to 12 only, whereas, no restrictions are there on Universities and Colleges.  

Chandigarh Administration has eased several COVID curbs as the situation has improved in the city. Along with allowing the resumption of offline classes in educational institutions, the administration has also issued guidelines for Coaching Institutes.  

The detailed guidelines and vaccination requirements-related details have been shared below. This order would come into force from tomorrow, January 28, 2022 and stay in place till further orders. 

Chandigarh Schools, Colleges reopening: Guidelines 

  1. Schools would resume offline lectures only for students of classes 10 to 12. Those who want to come to schools, must have a consent from their parents/guardians as well.  
  2. All Universities and Colleges will be allowed to reopen and function normally from the mentioned date of February 1, 2022.  
  3. Students who are in the age group of 15-18 years and are willing to attend offline classes, must be vaccinated with at least 1 jab of the COVID vaccine. Without this, they will not be allowed on campus.  
  4. All students and officials in the age group 18 and above, must be fully vaccinated if they want to come to campus.  
  5. Coaching Institutes can also reopen and operate at 50% capacity and the rules for vaccination will remain the same.  

Students and stakeholders are informed that detailed guidelines on COVID-19 safety protocols for Chandigarh Schools, Colleges reopening will be announced soon. Schools are also advised to make a note of these and plan accordingly.